Exploring Historic Cornwall by Land and Sea

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Take an exciting walk or boat trip into the past with Heritage Adventures and discover West Cornwall’s fascinating history with local archaeologist, Jeanette Ratcliffe.

Clifftop Hikes

Join one of our guided, circular hikes, taking in historic and prehistoric sites along stunning stretches of West Cornwall’s coastal path.

Estuary Cruises

Explore the history and archaeology of Cornwall’s spectacular Fal Estuary during an evening cruise on board a classic wooden ferry.

Explore Newlyn

Enjoy a guided walk around the ancient fishing port of Newlyn and learn about its uniquely special maritime and artistic heritage.

Sea Quests

Step aboard and discover by boat the archaeology and fascinating history of Mounts Bay’s harbours, coves, headlands and islands.

Private Hire

Hire us to create bespoke Heritage Adventures tailored to your specific interests, as an individual, family or group.

What We Offer

We specialise in authentic, high-quality, heritage tours, on foot and by boat, around the coast, currently focused within West Cornwall.

Jeanette Ratcliffe — Your Guide

Many years as a professional archaeologist in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly make Jeanette the perfect guide for your Heritage Adventure. Our boat skippers and partnerships with other experts also bring a wealth of local knowledge, making this a truly unique experience.

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